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Johnnie's Pastrami

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4017 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230
(310) 397-6654
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10:00 am - 2:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 2:30 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 3:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating

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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The best pastrami!

Johnnie's is our go-to pastrami joint for ages! Dine in or take out - they do a brisk bizness either way. The pastrami is cooked to perfection, juicy and not overdone or over-salted. Their pickles are the perfect compliment! We usually get a pound of those puppies to enjoy at home. Service... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
Kcarma
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Los Angeles, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Los Angeles, California
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115 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Johnnie's is our go-to pastrami joint for ages! Dine in or take out - they do a brisk bizness either way. The pastrami is cooked to perfection, juicy and not overdone or over-salted. Their pickles are the perfect compliment! We usually get a pound of those puppies to enjoy at home. Service is exceptional! Don't forget to tip the gals... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Johnnies has been here forever, and have great food. They are known for their pastrami, although I have never ordered, I go for the burgers. They are very tasty as well. They do serve beer, and lots of other good food on the menu. They are in the little of the pricey side, but they good quality food. And do... More 

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Huntington Beach, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Johnnies is a local Culver City-Southern California tradition since 1952. The décor is classic 50's including table top juke boxes and booths that are originals as well as "Some of the Waitresses". Their French Dip Pastrami sandwich piled high on a French roll is their specialty and my choice, however they have a full menu of diner classics. The pickles... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Thought this place was called was called Johnny Rockets? If it is its definately perfect for a meal anytime of the day. Friendly efficient staff. Constantly clearing tables and doing their best to serve asap!

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Monterrey, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Service was friendly and pretty fast, and the burgers were great. It has two nice areas outside. Would definitely come back!

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We've been going here for years now and I still consider this the best pastrami in LA and perhaps the world! They have a full menu, but I have never had anything other the pastrami and fries. They still have table top juke boxes that work and two very nice patios with fire pits. They only take cash, so come... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I have a good friend that lives in Culver City and when I visited she brought me here. I've never been super enthusiastic about hamburgers but this place just blew me away. For starters, it's well kept and very clean. I liked the atmosphere of the place. The staff was very pleasant. The burger menu was absolutely incredible. You start... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Excellent pastrami sandwiches but remember to bring your appetite. Corned Beef sandwich is excellent as well with the house made pickles. My daughter likes the charbroiled hot dogs and the Chili is good but that is all I have had from the menu. I keep going back between the pastrami or Corned Beef sandwiches but I am sure the whole... More 

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Minden, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I've been eating here since I lived in SoCal the 70s & 80s especially late night around the firepit with my friends!! Since then I've lived and traveled all across the country but always go out of my way to eat at Johnnie's any time I'm in SoCal. Just up Sepulveda from the airport (skip the 405 freeway). Parking very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

this place is pretty good I like the pastrami good variety not a bad price pretty tasty especially on the late night open pretty late have to say not bad at all.

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Additional Information about Johnnie's Pastrami

Address: 4017 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230
Phone Number: (310) 397-6654
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Culver City
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:30 am
Monday 10:00 am - 2:30 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 2:30 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 2:30 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 2:30 am
Friday 10:00 am - 3:30 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 3:30 am
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Sandwiches, Delicatessen

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4017 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Culver City
  • Phone Number: (310) 397-6654

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Sandwiches, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:30 am
Monday
10:00 am - 2:30 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 2:30 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 2:30 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 2:30 am
Friday
10:00 am - 3:30 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 3:30 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?